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Whether you’re considering a different career path, looking to advance in your current career, or exploring new hobbies, you’ll find something to learn with Lynda.

Getting Started

Watertown residents, log in to using your library card number and PIN. Set up your account by replacing “ member” with your own name and email address. (You can adjust your email preferences after you log in.) You can only access your account using the library’s login URL…consider bookmarking it if you don’t want to go through this page each time!

Not sure where to begin? See below for lists of suggested courses compiled by WFPL staff, or visit Lynda’s Learning Paths (courses recommended for various professional or personal goals).

Need Help?

Visit Help. Please note:

  • This service is for Watertown residents only; if your library card is registered to a different town, you will need to check with your home library to see if they also offer it.
  • You can access your account using the web browser on your mobile device, but not via mobile apps.